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Song Writers Contest

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Song Writers Contest

Time: June 7, 2014 from 1:30pm to 3pm
Location: www.hwy61roadhouse.com
Street: 34 south Old Orchard Ave
City/Town: Webster Groves MO. 63119
Website or Map: http://www.hwy61roadhouse.com
Phone: (314) 968-0061
Event Type: writers, contest
Organized By: smilingdog1
Latest Activity: Jun 1

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This is a writers contest that focuses on lyrics and music compositions ether or both. Contestants must present original material. You may have anyone perform your material. All stringed instruments must be homemade. Entries must be postmarked no later than May 15, 2014. All performers must be checked in no later than 10min before start.

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Comment by smilingdog1 on June 1, 2014 at 9:29am

Additionally, we'd like to have some information. You can copy these and fill them out, or fill them out at registration sign up.

Judges Information:

Name_________________________________________________________________

City_____________________________________________State_________________

Biography______________________________________________________________

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Award and Honors_______________________________________________________

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Instructions for judges: Please plan on being at the festival 30 minutes before the beginning of the contest for details on the day’s event. Please bring this completed information sheet with you the day of the event.

Finalists Information:

Name_________________________________________________________________

City_____________________________________________State_________________

Biography______________________________________________________________

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Award and Honors_______________________________________________________

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Tell us about your song___________________________________________________

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Instructions for finalists: Please bring this completed information sheet with you the day of the event.

Comment by smilingdog1 on May 17, 2014 at 10:13pm

8 songs in and plenty room for more. Got two weeks left to enter. Remember you can enter as many times as you feel up to.

Comment by smilingdog1 on May 8, 2014 at 2:40pm

It's anybody's contest with wonderful prizes awarded! Come join in the fun because that what it is folks, just an incredible day at the festival!

Comment by smilingdog1 on May 8, 2014 at 2:32pm

Send them Email with attachments to:    frogking1958@yahoo.com

Comment by smilingdog1 on May 8, 2014 at 2:31pm

SONGWRITERS CONTEST APPLICATION

2nd Annual Cigar Box Guitar Festival held on June 7th, 2014 at HWY61 Roadhouse located in Webster Groves MO.

Mail your entry to:
Steven Miles – Event Coordinator
The St. Louis Cigar Box Festival 2014
1419 N. 2nd St.
Edwardsville, IL 62025

Songs submitted must be original work. Songs may have multiple co-writers, but please designate one name only on the application. Contestant may submit one or two songs, but each entry requires a separate form, song, and lyrics. Song must include a homemade stringed instrument (in the spirit of the CBG festival). It does not need to be made by the contestant, just not mass produced.

Each entry must consist of:
• Completed and signed application entry form (or photocopy).
• CD(s), MP3(s) or audio cassette(s) must contain one song only and be four minutes or less in length.
• If the song contains lyrics, a lyric sheet typed or printed legibly is required (please include English translation if applicable).

All entrants must be willing and able to attend the finals on the event date above.

Entries must be postmarked no later than May 31, 2014.

Prizes to be awarded for:
1st place prize – Custom CBG (cigar box guitar) and recording gear
2nd place prize – Custom CBG and a songwriter’s software tool
3rd place prize – Custom CBG

Name(s)_______________________________________________________________

Address_______________________________________________Apt._____________

City___________________________State_______Zip__________Country__________

Phone_____________________________________________Age________________

Email Address__________________________________________________________

Song Title______________________________________________________________

Check one: [ ] Lyrics included [ ] Instrumental composition

Songwriters contest held at Highway 61 Roadhouse in Webster Groves Missouri during the2nd Annual Cigar Box Guitar Festival on June 7th, 2014.

Entries will be judged by a panel of music industry professionals who volunteer their time. Please know that all submissions are treated fairly by the team of volunteer judges, but individual tastes are different including those of the judges. All entries will be judged on originality, lyrics, melody and the song's overall appeal. All decisions by judges will be final. No entrants will be provided with scores or evaluations of their entries.

Judges and Festival host are not responsible for late, lost, damaged, misdirected, postage due, stolen, or misappropriated entries. Judges and Festival host are not responsible for faulty file uploads accompanying online entries.

Twelve entrants will be notified of being selected for the finals that will be performed live at the festival at 10am at the main stage. Non-finalists will not be notified.

Live performances will be scheduled on the day of the festival. Therefore all finalists who were chosen by the panel will be given a schedule ahead of time. Finalists can check in 30 minutes before and must be checked in 10 minutes before the start time. Failure to do this will result in a disqualification.

12:00 - 1:30 Justin Johnson
1:30 - 3:00 SW Competition
3:00 - 4:30 Justin Johnson
4:30 – 5:00 Judges and Awards
5:00 - 7:00 Justin Johnson

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